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C. Wade McGuffey, Jr.

CEO/Founding Partner

Wade McGuffey is a founding partner in Goodman McGuffey LLP and is CEO for the firm. Wade leads the firm's multi-state workers' compensation practice.  He practices in Georgia and Florida from the Atlanta and Orlando Offices.  He also handles matters related to human resources and employment law, as well as commercial and construction contracts.  Wade has been working closely with insurance companies and commercial clients for over 30 years, handling workers' compensation and all insurance matters, including coverage, employment, professional negligence claims, and general defense litigation.

 Wade is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and The Florida Bar; and is active in the Atlanta Bar Association (Director, Workers' Compensation Section, 1994 to 1996, Secretary/Treasurer 1997, Chair-Elect 1998 & Chair 1999); Defense Research Institute; Georgia Workers’ Compensation Association (Georgia Self-Insurer's Association); Georgia Defense Lawyers Association; Atlanta Claims Association; The Claims and Litigation Management Alliance; Southern Association of Workers’ Compensation Administrators (Co-Chair Adjudication Committee 2012-13 & Co-Chair Administration & Procedures Committee, 2013-present);  Society for Human Resource Management and Lawyers Club of Atlanta.  Wade is also a certified mediator. He has spoken to numerous groups on a variety of legal topics including workers’ compensation, disability discrimination, ethics, personnel law and OSHA and has been an instructor in the State Board of Workers’ Compensation Certified Workers’ Compensation Program since 1999. He is a member of the Chairman’s Advisory Council, Medical Subcommittee, of the Georgia State Board of Workers’ Compensation. He was a member of the Courts Task Force of Citizens for Dunwoody during the founding of the City of Dunwoody and then served on the Ethics Board, City of Dunwoody and as it Vice Chair from 2008 – 2014.  He was the Editor, An Employer's Guide to Georgia Workers' Compensation Law, Second Edition, and Employee Leasing: An Employer’s Guide. He is an Honorary Life Member, Young Agents Committee, Independent Insurance Agents of Georgia and has been recognized by Atlanta Magazine as a Super Lawyer multiple times.

He received both his undergraduate degree in 1973 and his law degree (cum laude) in 1976 from the University of Georgia where he was on the Editorial Staff, Georgia Law Review.  He was a Captain, JAGC, U.S. Air Force, 1976-1980. He was born in Decatur, Georgia in 1951.

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ABM Industries Incorporated ACE/ESIS Affinia Group Inc. AlliedBarton Security Services American National Property & Casualty Company American Southern Insurance Company Ameritrust Insurance Group Applied Technical Services, Inc. Ashland, Inc. Associated Industries Insurance Company Bituminous Casualty Corporation Blue Bird Corporation Blue Ridge Indemnity Company Boral Industries, Inc. Bridgefield Casualty Insurance Company Brierfield Insurance Company Brookwood Insurance Company Brotherhood Mu
ABM Industries Incorporated
ACE/ESIS
Affinia Group Inc.
AlliedBarton Security Services
American National Property & Casualty Company
American Southern Insurance Company
Ameritrust Insurance Group
Applied Technical Services, Inc.
Ashland, Inc.
Associated Industries Insurance Company
Bituminous Casualty Corporation
Blue Bird Corporation
Blue Ridge Indemnity Company
Boral Industries, Inc.
Bridgefield Casualty Insurance Company
Brierfield Insurance Company
Brookwood Insurance Company
Brotherhood Mutual Insurance Company
Calvert Insurance Company
Catlin Specialty Insurance Company
Centex
Central Mutual Insurance Company
Chatham County
CIGNA
Cincinnati Insurance Company, The
Companion Property & Casualty Group
Corizon, Inc.
Cornerstone Christian Academy, Inc.
Cotton States Mutual Insurance Company
Crawford & Company
Criterion Casualty Insurance Company
Custard Insurance Adjusters, Inc.
Dana Holding Corporation
Dillard's
Esurance
Faith Deliverance Christian Church
FCCI Insurance Group
Fisher-Price
Fred's Stores
Frito-Lay, Inc.
GAB Robins North America
Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc.
General Casualty Insurance Company
Georgia Electric Membership Cooperative Workers' Compensation Fund
GetAutoInsurance.com
Great American Insurance Company
Great West Casualty Company
Greyhound Lines, Inc.
Guard Insurance Company
GuideOne Insurance
Harleysville Insurance Company
Hilton Hotels Corporation
Holder Construction Company
Hoosier Insurance Company
J.C. Penney Company, Inc.
James River Insurance Company
K & K Insurance
Keystone Freight Corporation
Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
Linde Group, The
Lumber Insurance Company
Meadowbrook Insurance Group
Medmarc Insurance Group
Mendota and Mendakota Insurance Companies
Monroe Guaranty Insurance Company
Mount Vernon Presbyterian School
National Farmers Union Property & Casualty Company
National Retail Systems, Inc.
National Trust Insurance Company
National Union Fire Insurance Company
Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company
Network Adjusters, Inc.
North Point Insurance Company
Oldcastle, Inc.
Patriot General Insurance Company
Pepsi Bottling Group
Pestsure Association
Pike Electric, Inc.
Pilgrim's Pride Corporation
PracticeWorks, Inc.
Praetorian Insurance Company
Protective/Baldwin & Lyons/Sagamore
QBE The Americas
RaceTrac Petroleum, Inc.
Rain and Hail, LLC
Ranger Insurance
Regent Insurance Company
RenaissanceRe Ventures Ltd.
RenRe Insurance Underwriters
Rental Service Corporation
Sedgwick Claims Management Services
Southern Fire & Casualty Company
Southern Heritage Insurance Company
Southern Trust Insurance Company
Stonington Insurance Company
Summit Consulting, Inc.
Tandem Healthcare
TCS-One Adjusters
Town of Thunderbolt
Trammel Crow
Transguard Insurance, Co.
Travelers Companies, The
Unigard Insurance Company
United Security Insurance Company
United States Liability Insurance Group
University of Georgia Athletic Association, Inc.
USF Insurance Company
Utica Mutual Insurance Group
Wendy's Company, The
Western Fidelity Insurance Company
Westfield Insurance Companies
Winter Construction Company
YorkPro
Zurich American Insurance Company

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